October 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

District 65 voters to elect new state rep

Elaine Beech and Jerry Reed are contending for state representative, District 65. The special election was necessitated when incumbent Marc Keahey was elected to the State Senate earlier this year. More...

Legal Notices

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain Mortgage dated April 7, 2003, and recorded in DMM Book 1226, beginning at page 123, of the Clarke County, Alabama probate court records, execut More...

Old St. Stephens Day is Saturday

A day of fun, food and reflections of the state’s early history will be featured on Saturday, Oct. 31 at Old St. Stephens, Alabama’s territorial capital. More...

Special Sections

Community

Regional airport between Grove Hill, T’ville?

Clarke County Development Foundation holds annual meting

Two sites between Grove Hill and Thomasville are the most favorable for a new regional airport, Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day told attendees at the Clarke County Development Foundation meeting last Thursday. More...

Part of Clarke to vote in House 65 race Tuesday

Some Grove Hill residents will have two elections Tuesday. In addition to the likely better known wet-dry referendum, residents of House District 65 will go to the polls for a special general election to fill a vacant legislative seat. More...

Shop at home’ promoted

“Shop Clarke County: It Makes Good Cents,” is a new shop-at-home promotion coordinated through the Grove Hill, Jackson and Thomasville chambers of commerce. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

THE SOUTHWEST ALABAMA IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION (SWAIA) will sponsor the First of Three Planned (Clarke, Washington and Choctaw Counties) community information forum Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. More...

Editorial

A ‘Yes’ vote is a vote to help Grove Hill

This coming Tuesday, Grove Hillians will settle the question of alcohol sales. I will be glad when the day is over. I will try and be brief in my reasoning for sales. I think most people are tired of the arguments, pro and con. More...

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Happy Halloween

I love Halloween. Have loved it as long as I can remember. More...

Voters go to the polls Tuesday

Colors of pro and con alcohol billboards make them look similar. They are across from each other on Hwy. 84. More...

Ministers hit alcohol hard

Proponents argue revenues; opponents say it is evil and sinful

The alcohol debate in Grove Hill has been no different from that of other localities. It has been harsh and often personal. More...

Homecomings observed at CCHS, CPS and CHS

Clarke County High School Homecoming Queen Kiara Gildersleeve is escorted by her brother, David Gildersleeve during Friday’s ceremony. See the full court on Page 12A. More...

New attractions Saturday for Pioneer Day

The Clarke County Historical Museum in Grove Hill will host its tenth annual Pioneer Day Saturday, October 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free living history event features costumed re-enactors demonstrating early life in Clarke County. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Autry

Kenneth O. Autry, 64, of Jackson died Oct. 26, 2009 at his residence. He was born Sept. 25, 1945. He was a native of Coffeeville. He was a self-employed building contractor (Autry Construction Company), located in Jackson. More...

Andrews

Roy Edward Andrews, 68, of Chance died Oct. 24, 2009 at his residence. He was born Sept. 21, 1941 in Thomasville. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fulton. He was retired from McMillian Bloedel Paper Mill where he worked in sales. More...

Moseley

Irma Jean Moseley, 91, of St. Stephens died Oct. 23, 2009 at her residence. She was born July 16, 1918 and a lifelong resident of St. Stephens. She was a member of the Midway United Methodist Church in St. Stephens. She was a homemaker. More...

Sports

Aggies knock off No. 1 Tigers

The Jackson Aggies used a swarming defense that produced six turnovers and a pounding ground game as they upset the top-ranked Thomasville Tigers 39-20 last Friday night at John D. Simpkins Stadium-Legion Field. More...

State Runner-Up

The Clarke Prep School brought home their second straight AISA Class AA runner up trophy as they lost 25-12; 19-25; 21-25 and 23- 25. More...

CCHS Bulldogs level Hillcrest Evergreen

Clarke County beat Hillcrest Evergreen last Friday in their final game of the season by a score of 42-0. On the Bulldogs’ third possession of the first quarter. They worked their way up to the 3-yard line. More...

Lifestyle

Homecoming Courts

The Clarke County High School Homecoming Court, announced last Friday, are (l to r): Laquita Shandrell Morrissette, Sophomore Maid; Stephanie Nicole Dickinson, Senior Maid; Kiara Denise Gildersleeve, More...

Records

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Michael Paul Chapman, to Dashia Monique Frye; Timothy F. Rowell, to Starlet Flora Dunagan; Bobby Joel Garrick Jr., to Melinda Elizabeth Barnes. More...

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 20-27 include: Valerie Southall, 22, theft by deception second degree, $10,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...